Cefadrox 250 Tablet

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    Cefadrox 250 Tablet Information

    Cefadrox 250 Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Bacterial Infections, Tonsillitis, Throat Infection are some of its major therapeutic uses. The alternative uses of Cefadrox 250 Tablet have also been explained below.

    The right dosage of Cefadrox 250 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Cefadrox 250 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Cefadrox 250 Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    In addition, Cefadrox 250 Tablet's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. In addition, Cefadrox 250 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Cefadrox 250 Tablet related warnings section.

    Other contraindications of Cefadrox 250 Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Additionally, Cefadrox 250 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Cefadrox 250 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



    Cefadrox 250 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Cefadrox 250 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Cefadrox 250 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Endocarditis
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 g
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: doctor administered
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Endocarditis
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 g
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: doctor administered
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Bacterial Infections
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 12 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Bacterial Infections
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 12 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Infant (1 month to 2 years)
    • Disease: Bacterial Infections
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 12 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Cefadrox 250 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Cefadrox 250 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women can take Cefadrox safely.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Cefadrox 250 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Cefadrox does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Cefadrox 250 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Cefadrox has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Cefadrox 250 Tablet on the Liver?


      Using Cefadrox does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Cefadrox 250 Tablet on the Heart?


      Cefadrox is not harmful for the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Cefadrox 250 Tablet with Other Drugs

    Cefadrox 250 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Moderate



    Cefadrox 250 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cefadrox 250 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Cefadrox 250 Tablet

    • Is this Cefadrox 250 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Cefadrox 250 Tablet is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Cefadrox 250 Tablet can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Cefadrox 250 Tablet is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Cefadrox 250 Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Cefadrox 250 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Cefadrox 250 Tablet


      Taking Cefadrox 250 Tablet with food is safe.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Cefadrox 250 Tablet


      Consuming limited amounts of alcohol while taking Cefadrox 250 Tablet does not cause any harmful effects. But it is best to observe caution.

      Safe


    Frequently asked Questions about Cefadrox 250 Tablet

    Question about 4 years ago

    Does Cefadrox help in acne?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

    Yes, Cefadrox might help in acne. It is used for the treatment of acne vulgaris along with other antibiotics before treating with isotretinoin. 

    Question about 4 years ago

    Does Cefadrox contain penicillin or sulfa?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    No, Cefadrox does not contain penicillin or sulfa. It contains cefadroxil which belongs to the class of drug known as cephalosporins. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic which covers a wide range of bacteria which are generally found to be resistant to penicillin.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    What is Cefadrox?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Cefadrox is a brand name of cefalexin and it comes in multiple dosage forms such as a tablet, syrup, and oral drops. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic that belongs to the class of drugs known as cephalosporins. Cefadrox is a prescription drug which is used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections. It is mainly used in the treatment of urinary tract infections, skin infections, tonsillitis, and pharyngitis.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Cefadrox if I am allergic to penicillin?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Cefadrox can be taken if you are allergic to penicillin but caution must be taken because scientific evidence suggests that cross-sensitivity can occur up to 10% of patients with a history of penicillin allergy.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Cefadrox cause yeast infection?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, Cefadrox might cause a yeast infection because it antibiotic kills both bad bacteria and good bacteria as well. Good bacteria prevent the growth of yeast (fungi) in our body. The absence of these good bacteria that keeps them in check provides a favorable environment for the growth of yeast which results in yeast infection.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 299-300

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 726

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Duricef® (cefadroxil monohydrate)

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